Meet Dr. Stanley Gersch

Stanley Gersch, DMD, PA

Dr. Stanley Gersch and his team at Cranford Orthodontics strive to provide excellent patient care and the highest quality orthodontics in a personable and comfortable atmosphere.

A past president of the New Jersey Association of Orthodontists, Dr. Gersch has been delivering outstanding orthodontic care to children and adults in the Union County area for more than 30 years. He has been repeatedly named one of the Top Orthodontists in New Jersey Monthly and was featured in NJ Family Magazine as a Favorite Kids’ Doc in the state.


Dr. Gersch received a Bachelor of Science in biology from the City College of New York. He earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston. After completing a general practice residency at Montefiore Medical Center in New York, he specialized in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics at NYU College of Dentistry.

Continuing education and academics

Dr. Gersch is on the staff at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, as well as a clinical professor in the Post-Graduate Orthodontic Department at the New York University College of Dentistry. He continues to research the latest products and advancements in orthodontic care by attending numerous orthodontic educational programs each year.

Dr. Gersch was one of the first orthodontists in the United States to use Invisalign®. He has been nationally recognized for his Invisalign treatment and expertise, including the Top Case Award presented by Align Technology. Honored at the annual convention of the American Association of Orthodontist for achieving membership in Align Technology’s Century Club, he is part of an exclusive group that consists of the Top 100 Invisalign providers in North America.

Dr. Gersch is the Director of Invisalign training in the orthodontic department at NYU College of Dentistry, and he lectures at home and abroad.  He has also consistently been recognized as an Invisalign Premier Provider ELITE, a distinction achieved by fewer than 1% of Invisalign-certified doctors.

Professional associations

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Middle Atlantic Society of Orthodontists
  • New Jersey Association of Orthodontists, past president
  • American Dental Association
  • New Jersey Dental Association
  • Union County Dental Society

Outside the office

Dr. Stanley Gersch and his wife Cindy reside in Westfield, NJ, where they have raised their two adult children, Scott and Shari. In 2005, Scott joined his dad as his partner at Cranford Orthodontics. Dr. Stanley is actively involved in the community. He is a member of many local charitable organizations, such as the Optimist Club, Jaycees, and Westfield College Men’s Club.